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Reinforced Concrete Made It Possible for 20th Century Structures

Late in the 19th century, there were several significant advancements made in improving the method of reinforcing concrete. In 1879 G. A. Wayss, a German civil engineer and pioneer in the construction of iron and steel structures, brought the German … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete Ushered in the Building Boom of the 20th Century

While concrete has been used to build structures as far back as the Roman Empire advances in the last couple of centuries have made it possible to create today’s impressive concrete structures. In fact it was during the 19th century … Continue reading

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